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Location address: Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße
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The Grossglockner High Alpine Road or Großglockner-Hochalpenstraße is the highest surfaced mountain pass road in Austria. It connects Bruck in the state of Salzburg with Heiligenblut in Carinthia via Fuscher Törl and Hochtor Pass at 2,504 m. The road is named after the Grossglockner, Austria’s highest mountain. Built as a scenic route, a toll is assessed for passage.
This is the climb along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road in Austria. The pass itself is 48 kilometres in length, comprises 36 bends and has an altitude ascent to 2504 metres. The name Grossglockner is taken from the mountain which is the highest in Austria (3798m) and can be viewed from several stretches of the road.
Grossglockner High Alpine Road or Großglockner-Hochalpenstraße